Flood damage at St. Peters Church: restoring ecclesiastical collections following a disaster

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St. Peters Church in Monmouth, Wales, faces a constant threat of flooding.The 12th century parish church is situated on the banks of the River Wye and has throughout it’s life suffered from constant and often severe disruption following adverse weather conditions prompting the river to overflow.  The Church Of England building is Grade II listed… Read more »

Restoring a remarkable portrait for St. Mary’s Church in Wreay, Cumbria

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St Mary’s Church in Wreay, Cumbria is a unique piece of ecclesiastical architecture which is locally, nationally and internationally renowned. Constructed in 1842, it was designed and funded by a local patron named Sarah Losh. The church is now protected by the Friends Of St Mary’s Church, who contacted our team about a beautiful portrait… Read more »

Mater Admirabilis restoration: caring for Catholic school art

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Religious institutions often have a long and detailed history which is reflected in the fascinating artwork, documents and items which have accumulated over time. A clear example of this is in religious education, in which the ambience of the school is reflective of the history and devotion which is practiced there.  Above: a detail from… Read more »